Arkansas

Women stand outside a house damaged by a tornado in the Preston Hollow section of Dallas.
LM Otero/AP Photo
AP News
October 21, 2019 - 9:24 am
Crews searched Monday through the rubble of buildings torn apart by a tornado that ripped through the Dallas area the night before, causing damage to homes and businesses and knocking out electricity to tens of thousands of people. Radar confirmed the tornado hit the ground near Love Field Airport...
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Jade McLain carries Thor out of a boat as she and Fred Stewart were rescued from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rains from Tropical Depression Imelda by Splendora Police officers on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Spendora, Texas.
Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP
AP News
September 20, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Emergency crews in the Houston area took advantage of receding floodwaters Friday to begin to assess the damage from one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history, a storm that led to deaths of three men and displaced hundreds of people from their homes.
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Andrew Golden
Rodney Freeman/The Jonesboro Sun via AP, file
July 29, 2019 - 11:43 am
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — A man who was 11 years old in 1998 when he and a friend fatally shot four students and a teacher at their Arkansas middle school has died in a crash on a northeastern Arkansas highway, the State Police said. Drew Grant, 33, who had legally changed his name from Andrew Golden...
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In this Oct. 12, 2012, file photo, Kristine Baker smiles after being sworn in as a U.S. District judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas in Little Rock.
Rick McFarland/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP, File
July 24, 2019 - 10:21 am
By Andrew DeMillo, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions in Arkansas minutes before they were set to take effect Wednesday, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close. U.S...
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A man tries to bike through the flooding from the rains of storm Barry on LA Hwy 675 in New Iberia, La., Sunday, July 14, 2019.
Henrietta Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP
July 15, 2019 - 9:57 am
By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans from catastrophic flooding, but it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimeters) of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into "an ocean."...
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Arkansas River Flooding
Yell County Sheriff's Department via AP
June 01, 2019 - 5:00 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Crews were making a "last ditch effort" on Saturday to save low-lying parts of a small Arkansas city from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee, and authorities downstream were warning people to leave a neighborhood that sits across the swollen river from the state...
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Emergency personnel work at the scene where a charter bus that was carrying a youth football team from Tennessee crashed early Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, near Benton, Ark.
Josh Snyder/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP
December 03, 2018 - 10:14 am
By Jill Bleed, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee crashed early Monday in central Arkansas, killing one child and injuring at least 45 other people, authorities said. Arkansas State Police said the bus overturned along Interstate 30...
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Youth baseball game
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Mike DeNardo
August 10, 2018 - 11:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the second time in four years, a Delaware County baseball team is playing in the Babe Ruth World Series. The Broomall-Newtown 13-and-under team is in Mountain Home, Arkansas, on a quest to win its second title. Broomall-Newtown won it all in 2014. Manager James...
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In this July 20, 2018, file photo, a duck boat sits idle in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator in Branson, Mo.
AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File
July 30, 2018 - 10:16 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A lawsuit seeking $100 million in damages has been filed against the owners and operators of a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake, killing 17 people. The federal lawsuit was filed Sunday on behalf of two members of an Indiana family who lost nine relatives when the boat...
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Credit Cards
June 21, 2018 - 9:02 am
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say an Arkansas thief got his just deserts when he tried to pay for a meal using the waitress' stolen credit card. Police spokesman Lt. David De Foor said in a news release that officers arrested 21-year-old Shamon West on Tuesday at Shannon's Restaurant in Pine...
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